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Saturday Swedish Startup News – December 7

Written by on December 7

Busy week? No time to check Swedish Startup Space? No worries – we’ve wrapped up the week’s most popular articles and latest jobs from #swedentech here for you!

We’re really pleased to tell you guys that we’ve added some awesome permanent writers/contributors to our team. They are:

  1. Henrik Nygren – a young and talented Stockholm-based journalist who also writes for Entreprenör.
  2. Johannes Tveitan - a startup guy from Gothenburg who works with Monocl, a data analytics company that focuses on the life science area and ESVerse, a hub for e-sport – connecting tournaments, community and news all under the same roof. Johannes also co-hosts an event in Gothenburg called Compile, with focus on the creativity and innovation aspects of software and hardware development.
  3. Johan Robertson -  a journalist and video photographer living in Gothenburg. He has degrees in media design from Örebro University as well as journalism from Gothenburg University. John also spent three years working as a video journalist for Swedish news channel TV4. Of course, he is passionate about technology and startups too!
  4. Per Bergström – who you probably know as the organiser of the Startup Grind Sthlm events. True executor. Per spends most of his time in Gothenburg, and will be keeping an eye on the #GBGTech scene for us!
  5. Isabelle Kåge –  Isabelle is a Swedish-American living in Stockholm. After growing up in Salt Lake City, Utah, she moved back to Sweden at the age of 19. She has a bachelor’s degree in media and communications sciences from Uppsala University and is currently working as a PR-consultant at Rita Platzer Public Relations.

Expect to see their first pieces before Christmas!

Anyway, enough about us – plenty of reading below! Here it is, Saturday in SwedenTech December 7 edition:

Most read this week

PR for Swedish startups and smaller businesses: a crash course

What is public relations and how does it work? What should tech startups be doing to get noticed in the media? What’s the secret to getting noticed beyond the tech world? Isabelle Kåge, PR-consultant at Rita Platzer Public Relations, gives a crash course in PR for tech startups.

The Rise of JavaScript and how Sthlm.js manages to book out within minutes

Johannes Edelstam is one of the key people behind the successful meetup Sthlm.js (which we wrote about earlier this year), a meetup that hosts JavaScript-related events in Stockholm. Sthlm.js events usually “sell out” within a few minutes, so I was interested to hear what makes Sthlm.js so special and why it attracts such a huge […]

Northzone raise €150 million fund to foster Nordic startups

Northzone, a Nordic based VC firm who have invested in companies such as Spotify, Pricerunner and iZettle are today announcing Northzone VII – a €150 million fund to help support and foster Nordic technology companies.

Tictail present Code In The Dark #3 – Stockholm, Thursday December 5

Code In The Dark is back! The Tictail crew and co are holding the third CITD event, and the second in Stockholm. The event will be held in the Tictail offices, and even if you’re not a coder – it’s a good chance to network and of course have some fun.

Most read this month

Stockholm’s Instabridge announce free wi-fi in Amsterdam and surrounding areas

Instabridge announced that they are offering over 300 wi-fi hotspots in the surrounding areas of Amsterdam – which means that residents and tourists alike can have constant access to free and stable wi-fi.

Epidemic Sound, the most successful Swedish startup you know nothing about

Epidemic Sound has to be one of Sweden’s most underrated startups – they’ve been around for 5 years, have an extremely sound and steady business model – and one of Sweden’s most well respected entrepreneurs Hjalmar Winbladh as a co-founder to boot. Despite all of this, they’ve managed (read: tried) to stay out of the tech press and build an extremely solid business, that many people haven’t even heard of.

PR for Swedish startups and smaller businesses: a crash course

What is public relations and how does it work? What should tech startups be doing to get noticed in the media? What’s the secret to getting noticed beyond the tech world? Isabelle Kåge, PR-consultant at Rita Platzer Public Relations, gives a crash course in PR for tech startups.

Mikael Pawlo on Mr Green, the lost art of the business plan and his biggest business regret

Mikael Pawlo is certainly one of Sweden’s most well-known entrepreneurs and is primarily known for being the co-founder of Mr Green. In addition to Mr Green, he has co founded Happy Pancake (one of Sweden’s fast growing online dating sites), and has invested in various early stage startups here in Sweden.

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